[kwon-ti-tey-tiv] /ˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪ tɪv/
that is or may be estimated by quantity.
of or relating to the describing or measuring of quantity.
of or relating to a metrical system, as that of classical verse, based on the alternation of long and short, rather than accented and unaccented, syllables.
of or relating to the length of a spoken vowel or consonant.
involving or relating to considerations of amount or size Compare qualitative
capable of being measured
(prosody) denoting or relating to a metrical system, such as that in Latin and Greek verse, that is based on the relative length rather than stress of syllables
1580s, “having quantity,” from Medieval Latin quantitativus, from stem of Latin quantitas (see quantity). Meaning “measurable” is from 1650s. Related: Quantitatively.
[rey-shuh l] /ˈreɪ ʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the social construct of : racial diversity; racial stereotypes. 2. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of one or the races of humankind. /nɒnˈreɪʃəl/ adjective 1. not related to racial factors or discrimination /ˈreɪʃəl/ adjective 1. denoting or relating to the […]
[rey-shuh-liz-uh m] /ˈreɪ ʃəˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. . n. “racism,” 1879, from racial + -ism. Also see racist.
[rad-i-kuh l] /ˈræd ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thoroughgoing or extreme, especially as regards change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policy of a company. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical and anarchistic ideologues. […]
[ran-duh m] /ˈræn dəm/ adjective 1. proceeding, made, or occurring without definite aim, reason, or pattern: the random selection of numbers. 2. Statistics. of or characterizing a process of selection in which each item of a set has an equal probability of being chosen. 3. Building Trades. 4. Slang. noun 5. Slang. 6. Chiefly British. […]